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Re: Magnification?

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  • Subject: [mg86109] Re: Magnification?
  • From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2008 13:55:16 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <fq8qps$j88$1@smc.vnet.net> <fqb8jd$mv7$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <fqb8jd$mv7$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com> wrote:

> > The confusion probably arises from the fact that the magnification menu 
> in the bottom right corner and the Magnification entry in the Format 
> menu are two different things, and serve different purposes.
> 
> Format -> Magnification is used for changing the formatting of the 
> notebook.  It only affects those cells/words which are selected, and the 
> change is permanent.
> 
> The little magnification menu in the bottom right corner does *not* 
> change the formatting.  It simply zooms in or out the document.  Those 
> of use who do not have perfect vision and good quality computer screens 
> appreciate this little menu (that does not change formatting) very much.


Just discovered that there is both a Format >> Magnification menu 
command and a Window >> Magnification menu command (any others lurking 
elsewhere?) -- and they seem to be linked (maybe even identical?) -- at 
least changing the checked setting in either one of them seems to change 
the checked setting in the other also.


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